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The Wacky Shrimp

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1650 US Highway 98, Daphne, AL 36526-4252
+1 251-621-9697
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found TWS on tripadvisor after searching for a places to eat shrimp with the kids. We were skeptical about going bc we were to arrive about 40 minutes before they closed. We got our food about 5 minutes after ordering and everything tasted great! Service was A+ as was the food and atmosphere! If ever in the area again we... More 

Thank zactiff
Montgomery, Alabama
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87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here. We both got the fried shrimp special, shrimp, slaw and fries. Shrimp was very good with a light batter. Slaw was very good, mayonnaise based with just right mayo. Service was really good.

Thank Larry B
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This little joint in the heart of Daphne, AL is all about locally sourced shrimp (and fish). Grilled or fried you won't go away hungry or unsatisfied. We now go particularly on either Wednesday or Thursday to get the 12 Jumbo Shrimp special. Shrimp any way, two sides (I'm particularly a fan of the french fries for their perfect balance... More 

Thank Terri G
baldwin county alabama
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I have visited multiple times, seafood was fresh, service exceptional, great little restaurant!!! I will be bacl

Thank pmorris7666
Mobile, Alabama
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430 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

There is nothing more aggravating for me living so close to the ocean than a restaurant who uses imported frozen seafood vs. supporting our local economy and providing their customers with fresh local seafood (a pet peeve even at our local grocers!). So seeing their sign out front stating Gulf Seafood was already making me happy. We went in on... More 

Thank beardogmom
Daphne, Alabama
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

As happens to everyone at times, the dining trio minus one found it necessary to do something quick and easy, which means fast food. We were heading home from Fairhope when the Wacky Shrimp came to mind. I admit I had my doubts about seafood fast food but neither of us was in the mood for a burger and decided... More 

Thank Elvin N
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Really good fried shrimp, good price, but horrible service! I go there quite often, every time my order is not correct! I usually get mine to go, and when I arrive home I always get a surprise, not a good one! Last night I called back to complain, they don't answer the phone very professionally either, but the girl just... More 

Thank cjohnson9
daphne, al
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Love the shrimp and grits,.We get the grill shrimp.Always do a take out.Service is great, never had to wait long.Nice and hot, when I get home.Family friendly.

Thank lovecoffee62
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It doesn't matter what you order : fish,shrimp,oyster,chicken or a combination you will get all you can eat . The staff is young and energetic checking to see if you need anything and if it's good which it always is . I took some friends from LasVegas there and they ate until they were about to pop, everyone we have... More 

Thank johnfromalabama
Daphne, Alabama
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This isn't yo momma's shrimp restaurant...Wacky Shrimp also has burgers and wickedly awesome coleslaw and fries. You have to try the broiled popcorn shrimp! I guarantee you will take most of it home. Not too many places have delicious unsweet tea but Wacky Shrimp does! Even the ice is perfect little bite size pieces! The staff genuinely seem to enjoy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1650 US Highway 98, Daphne, AL 36526-4252
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Daphne
  • Phone Number: +1 251-621-9697

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?